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Book Review: How Wikipedia Works - And How You Can Be Part a of It

http://blogcritics.org

"After I had already agreed to read and review How Wikipedia Works, I found myself second guessing my request, and by extension, the purpose of HWW. Do they really need a book? The site’s navigation is intuitive. You can find nearly everything you’re looking for and much more, the site does not really need a dead tree companion. Well, yes and no.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Rock-solid Fedora 10 brings salvation to Ubuntu weary

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Fedora might not be getting a complete makeover or flashy new features in version 10, out today, but some welcome enhancements under-the-hood make this a worthwhile upgrade.

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Created by mads 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Installing And Configuring ntop

http://www.howtoforge.com

This is a tool to collect the network information with simple configurations. Users may use the web browser to access the current network views that include charts and statistics.

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Created by missgeek 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Photo Management on Linux - Part 1

http://community.zdnet.co.uk

This coming Thursday is Thanksgiving in America. As I have yet to make any progress in convincing the Swiss to also make it a holiday, and we tend to have rather large Thanksgiving dinner gatherings, we generally have our celebration the weekend before or after the actual day.

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Created by electronichouse 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Fedora 10 proves infrastructure matter

http://www.linux.com

Glancing at the features list for Fedora 10, at first you might be unimpressed. Many of the features are basically infrastructure improvements, fixing known problems and enhancing performance while laying the groundwork for future developments.

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Created by Formaxx 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Fedora 10: the GNU/Linux Desktop Steps Forward

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Any release of a GNU/Linux distribution marks a milestone in a continuous cycle of software development. However, Fedora 10 promises to be a larger milestone than most, both for its development community and users, according to Paul W. Frields, the Fedora leader and chair.

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Created by chimera 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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5 Reasons I Like Linux (And 5 Why I Dislike It)

http://tech.shantanugoel.com

I wrote this because these things just came into my mind today while I was reading about the impending “Hardy Heron” release related things and saw that there is a lot of FUD being spread still. So, thought of jotting down my likes/dislikes and not making it a linux v/s windows campaign.

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Created by mads 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Free Culture and Copyleft: A social movements perspective

http://www.anikarenina.com

"Radical militant librarians are out to destroy the music industry. Or at least, that’s what you might come to believe if you listen to the RIAA’s arguments. The recording industry and other corporate lobbies have convinced policymakers for decades that intellectual property protections are necessary to motivate the production of creative works.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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A Geek’s Guide: How To Pimp Your Car With Linux

http://hehe2.net

If you’ve just started using Linux, you’ve probably noticed an interesting phenomenon. You’ve entered a group of rugged individualists, non-conformists, people who know how to pull things apart and put them back together, people who don’t like being spoon fed. There’s plenty about Linux and the various desktops and applications in open source that’s easy and fun to use.

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Created by electronichouse 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Speed up your Internet access using Squid's refresh patterns

http://www.linux.com

Bandwidth limitation is still a problem for a lot of people who connect to the Internet. You can improve your available bandwidth by installing Squid caching proxy server on your network with configuration parameters that will increase your byte hit rate, giving you about 30-60% more bandwidth.

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Created by sunny 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Attack Of The Ubuntu Forks

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

Every time there is a new Linux distro that is making a lot of noise in the Linux community, it is just waiting to be forked by someone. Most of these forks are cosmetic in nature and are generally design improvements of user interface and sometimes adding packages not installed by default or removing few not used by many

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Created by mads 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Ratpoison is very tasty stuff.

http://it.toolbox.com

With computer interfaces getting more and more orientated towards fancy graphics and mouse orientated tasks more of your computing power is going towards eye candy than ever before.

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Created by bollezza 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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What's new in LyX 1.6?

http://wiki.lyx.org

"The development of LyX 1.6.0 took off in July 2007. In November 2008, LyX 1.6.0 was finally released. Here's an overview of the major new features that were implemented..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 42 weeks ago
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StumpWM: A Minimalist Window Manager

http://funpro.blogspot.com

"StumpWM is a window manager implemented entirely in Common Lisp. After using GNOME and then KDE for a very long time, I decided to try StumpWM..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 42 weeks ago
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Getting it on with Git - Part 1

http://www.fiascode.com

"When I first heard about Git a few months ago the first thing that popped in my mind was: "Why the hell would I ever want to learn a new version control system?" Subversion works perfectly fine, doesn't it? I resisted at first, but after a few weeks I came around and decided to take Git for a test drive. This is what I discovered: ..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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